The Dish Doer | What’s Your Problem?

The Dish Doer | What’s Your Problem?

Today I’m making a machine that’ll do the dishes. I need a machine to do the dishes for me to get back to what I love most doing. I’m inspired by the cartoonist Rube Goldberg. He lived a 100 years ago and drew these contraptions. I love the automatic dishwasher. It sets off a fire […]

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Think Before You Eat – How Your Food Choices Can Save the Environment

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What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel? | Deep Look

What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel? | Deep Look

Hummingbirds are ravenous. These tiniest of birds have the highest metabolism of any warm blooded animal. And they’re fueled by flower nectar. To get it, they’ve developed skills no other birds have. They can fly backwards and hover for long stretches of time. Their beaks stay steady like a surgeon’s scalpel, but their wings beat […]

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MIT Tech Day 2005: Bioengineering – Building Bridges Between the Sciences, Engineering & Medicine

MIT Tech Day 2005: Bioengineering – Building Bridges Between the Sciences, Engineering & Medicine

[MUSIC PLAYING] VINCENT: Folks, my name is Doug Vincent, chair of the Tech Day committee. I’m really excited today. It’s a beautiful day outside. There’s not a lot of things that would draw me inside today. But the program we have for you today is one of those things. We have had so much fun […]

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